Holiday Happenings on Video On Demand

Holiday DepotGet into the holiday spirit with highlights from previous year’s events in the Town of Herndon.  Check out these programs on Video On Demand “December Holidays” playlist.   Enjoy festive songs sung by the Towne Square Singers during their holiday performances in 2009, 2010 and 2012.  Reminisces with 2013 holiday events such as the Town of Herndon’s tree lighting and Chanukah menorah lighting as well as the holiday train show and holiday home tour.

Songspeak with James LeBlanc

Still from Songspeak

Still from Songspeak

Mondays @ 9:30 PM and Wednesdays @ 2:30 PM

Singer/Songwriter James LeBlanc has written for some of country’s top artists such as Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride and Sara Evans, just to name a few.  On December’s episode of Songspeak, special guest host,  MTSU Alumni Ashely EIcher (aka Miss Tennessee, 2004), interviews James and his band as they bring insight into the art and craft of songwriting as well as some great performances.

December Science & Sci-Fi Saturdays

Sci Fi Saturday



Cosmic Cafe: How do UFO’s get to Earth

Saturdays @ 4:00 PM

Author of “Solving the UFO Engima,” Robert. L Schroeder, breaks down the the quantum mechanics in his book that answer one of the big questions of UFO technology:

How do UFOs get to planet Earth from distant star systems?

Host, Eric Brown, is also joined by MUFON’s Northern California Director and International Affairs Coordinator, Ruben Uriate in this fascinating discussion.


Tech Eye: Broadband, Why Now?

Saturdays @ 5:30 PM & Tuesdays @ 1:00 PM

Broadband: Why Now? The US lags behind the world leaders in broadband speed and access. Why? How did this happen? Has a $7.2 Billion federal investment made a difference? Why should we care, anyway? Join Teresa and guests Michael Elling and Dan Wolf to explore why it does matter — and matters now.


Science Fiction Fandom: Steampunk

Saturdays @ 6:00 PM

Steampunk What it is, What is isn’t. Watch the panel discussion at ARISIA 2010. Panel members are Nightwing Whitehead, Barbara Pugliese, Raven Stern, Mario DiGacomo, Stormwolf


Sci-Fi Journal

Fridays @ 8:30 PM and Saturday @ 8:00 PM

Watch trailers from this holiday season’s blockbuster movies on the Popcorn Previews segment.  Also, get the latest news on Anime, Harry Potter, video games and fall tv’s new shows and returning favorites.  Finally, just in time for the season of giving, get some present ideas with a review of new home video releases, Adams Family pinball, and of course toys, props, and collectibles.


30 Odd Minutes: Holiday Spirits

Fridays @ 11:00 PM and Saturdays @ 9:30 PM

In this special holiday episode of 30 Odd Minutes, host, Jeff “Jingle Bells” Belanger, discusses with panelists, Matt “Sleigh Ride” Moniz and Andrew “Misfit Toy” Lake, the history of Christmas character folklore.  Learn the delightful and sometimes sinister history of Santa Claus, Krampus, Belsnickle and Black Peter.  Also – Is Santa real?   Where did the tradition of Christmas stockings come from? and Is there a true holiday spirit possession in December?




The Real Secret of Money

Skills to Pay the Bills

Fridays @ 11:30 AM

Shirley Luu is this month’s special guest on Skills to Pay the Bills.  With a simple user-friendly approach, Ms. Luu reveals some of her secretes on how to better protect you and your family financially.

Town of Herndon Model Train Show

Holiday Depot

Thursday @ 8:15 PM, Friday @ 6:00 PM & Sunday @ 2:00 PM

Watch HCTV to get a preview of this weekends’ events in the Town of HerndonCircles of Influence‘s Eileen Curtis get’s a glimpse of this year’s Model Train Show with an exclusive interview with Richard Downer.


Garden Wise with Arlena: Holiday Blast

Arlene with preview images of show

Tuesdays @ 9:00 PM, Wednesdays @ 11:30 AM and Thursdays at 2:00 PM

Arlena visits a local coffee shop to learn how to brew a delightful gingerbread latte.  Also, get some great tips on how to keep your poinsettia fresh all season long, as well as some fun ways to decorate it.  Arlena heads to the local hardware store to obtain some excellent safety tips for your Christmas illumination.  Finally, learn how to make the holiday sweeter with delicious cookies.

2013 Holiday Homes Tour

Dec. 8th @ 8:30 PM, Dec. 11th @ 9:00 PM

Tonight, following the broadcast of the December planning commission meeting, watch an encore presentation of the 2013 Holiday Homes Tour featuring a one on one visit at the home of Mayor Lisa Merkel.

December Perils for Pedestrians

wheel chair deserted on a bank of snow

Still from Perils for Pedestrians

Mondays @ 3:00 PM & Thursday @ 1:00 PM

Get an inside glimpse on how Newton, Massachusett handles snow removal from their sidewalks to keep their town pedestrian friendly.  This episode also covers accessibility, safe routes to school, and public policy.


Wicked Good Food: Company Cuisine


Monday, December 8th @ 9:00 AM and Thursdays @ 6:30 PM

December’s episode of Wicked Good Food is called Company Cuisine.  Add a couple more recipes for your family dinner.  Learn how to make a Buffalo Chicken Dip.  Find out the secret ingredient that Matt’s grandmother uses to make her American Chop Suey taste superb.  And no dinner is complete without dessert!   What can you do with some leftover donuts? Make Matt’s Chocolate Donut Bread Pudding with a Whiskey Hard Sauce!